The Blunt Truth About Cannabis And Autism

It’s morning in Nahariya, a tiny Israeli town near the Lebanese border, and 4-year-old Benjamin is repeatedly smashing his head against the wall. He spins wildly in circles, screeching at full volume. As his mother tries frantically to calm him, he pulls down his pants and defecates on the floor. When they leave their apartment, Benjamin wrestles free of her

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CBD And Children – Is It Safe?

As a parent, you’d do anything for your child, particularly if they are desperately ill and conventional medicine is failing them. Across the globe there has been one headline grabbing story after another of parents giving their sick children CBD, the non-psychoactive compound in cannabis for conditions like epilepsy, cancer and autism. But the question still remains, is it safe

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Autism Spectrum Disorders and Medical Marijuana

Autism is a developmental disorder that initially occurs in early childhood. It generally affects a child’s language, behavior, and social skills in development. The exact cause is unknown, but some reasons may include medications taken during pregnancy, exposure to toxins, infections, immunizations, inflammation, leaky gut, nutrient deficiencies, food allergies, and inborn errors of metabolism. Signs and Symptoms of Autism As

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Treating Children with Cannabis Oil

This treatment guideline is to be used for products, cannabis oils, that are only endorsed by Medical Cannabis Dispensary. It is to be used for treating children with ailments, including; ADHD ADD Epilepsy Seizure Control Autism Cerebral Palsy Asthma Most of the people we treat choose the cannabis oils we endorse over conventional western medicines that have let them down. No one likes

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Treating Children With ADHD, Epilepsy And Autism With Cannabis Oil    

Treating children with medicinal cannabis will always remain a controversial topic. Medical professionals call for more research while governing bodies express concern over the long-term effects of doping with a known drug. However, the multitude of real-life success stories cannot be ignored. When children fail to respond to treatment with traditional medicine, many parents have turned to medicinal cannabis in

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How Does Cannabis Consumption Affect Autism?

Autism and Cannabis at a Glance Autism is a collection of disorders that impact brain development, characterized by communication difficulties, social interaction problems, and repetitive and sometimes injurious behaviors Autism is caused by a combination of genetic mutations and environmental factors, such as advanced parental age and pregnancy problems Autism management focuses on therapies over drugs, including behavioral modification and

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Cannabis And Autism: Can Cannabis Reverse Advanced Social Impairment?

In the past, we’ve discussed the wonderfully complex relationship between cannabis and various neurological disorders. As more and more research comes to light, it’s become alarmingly clear that the endocannabinoid system that regulates the human body’s response to cannabis is also inextricably involved in healthy brain functioning. Whether they’re keeping the brain’s immune system from attacking healthy cells or simply

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Part Three: Practical Approach to Cannabis Based ASD Therapies

In our previous installment, we provided a brief overview of the preclinical research implicating the role that the endocannabinoid system (ECS) plays in the progression of autism spectrum disorder (ASD), preclinical research supporting targeting the ECS to treat ASD, and provided a number of preclinical studies indicating the potential value of phytocannabinoids in treating symptoms and diseases associated with ASD. Here we’ll examine

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Part Two: The Role of Phytocannabinoids in ASD Therapy

In part one of this series the preclinical scientific evidence illustrating the involvement of the endocannabinoid system (ECS) in the physiological progression of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) was provided. Here we’ll highlight some of the pharmacological characteristics that phytocannabinoids share with endocannabinoids, the use of phytocannabinoids in the treatment of symptoms and diseases associated with ASD, and why having access to

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